Episode 125: Getting People to Give to the Vision

Learn how to raise money through inspiration instead of guilt.

In Episode 125 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, we’ll talk about fundraising tied to vision rather than need. Here is Chris Philips with today’s question,

How do you get people to give to the vision over the need? 

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • Why you need both an elevator pitch and a longer pitch.
  • Where you need to start before you ever make a phone call to request money.

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “Networks and denominations are great places of connection.” –@edstetzer
  • “Don’t say people’s ‘no’ for them.” –@danielsangi
  • “Give to the vision over the need.” –@danielsangi
  • “[Fundraising] may be new to you, but it’s not new.” –@edstetzer
  • “Don’t neglect the importance of cultivating ongoing relationships.” –@danielsangi

Additional Resources:

  • Enroll in one of our new courses on NewChurches.com.
  • Download one of our three free research reports.
  • Learn more about William P. Dillon’s fundraising work People Raising.
  • Listen to NewChurches Q&A Podcast Episode 3, Episode 45, and Episode 95 to learn more about fundraising as a church plant.

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